Stories tagged: injury
Thu., Dec. 28, 2017, 1:33 p.m.
Montana firefighter injured by exploding ammunition
Montana firefighter suffered a wrist injury when he was struck by exploding ammunition while battling a mobile home fire near Lincoln, northwest of Helena.
Mon., Oct. 2, 2017, 11:22 a.m.
Vikings RB Cook has torn ACL as feared, ending rookie year
Dalvin Cook became the latest integral offensive player lost by the bad-luck-trodden Minnesota Vikings.
UPDATED: Thu., Sept. 7, 2017, 3:02 p.m.
Owners of Beacon Cleaners on Spokane’s South Hill: Stop setting our building on fire
Beacon Cleaners on Spokane’s South Hill was intentionally set on fire Thursday morning.
Mon., Aug. 28, 2017, 10:32 a.m.
Scores treated after mystery ‘chemical haze’ hits Britain’s coast
A mysterious chemical haze that left scores of people on the English coast with streaming eyes, sore throats and breathing problems has dissipated, but its cause remains a mystery, police …
UPDATED: Sat., Aug. 26, 2017, 10:17 p.m.
Child injured on ride at the North Idaho Fair
A child was injured at the North Idaho Fair at the Kootenai County Fairground Friday night, resulting the in the closure of the ride she was on.
Fri., Aug. 25, 2017, 9:50 a.m.
Firefighter who saved fellow fireman suffered severe burns
An eastern Idaho firefighter being treated for burns is credited with saving another firefighter’s life.
UPDATED: Sat., Aug. 12, 2017, 9:53 a.m.
Firefighter seriously injured in fall at South Hill blaze
A firefighter was seriously injured when he fell off a ladder while battling a fire at Beacon Cleaners on Grand Boulevard late Friday.
UPDATED: Tue., July 4, 2017, 10:15 p.m.
Two boys injured in fireworks accident on West Side
Authorities say one boy lost two fingers and another was hit in the arm with shrapnel in a fireworks accident southeast of Seattle in Auburn.
UPDATED: Thu., June 8, 2017, 10:06 p.m.
Man critically injured in fall near Monroe Street Bridge
A man was critically injured Thursday morning after he fell from or near the Monroe Street Bridge.
UPDATED: Sat., April 15, 2017, 9:14 p.m.
Four hurt in University of Idaho blast are improving
Three University of Idaho students who were injured in a rocket fuel explosion Thursday night were upgraded to good condition Friday. A fourth student was released from Gritman Medical Center.
Wed., Feb. 8, 2017, 12:38 p.m.
Five Wallenda family circus performers injured during high wire practice
Five circus performers have been seriously injured while practicing a high-wire act in Florida.
Fri., Jan. 27, 2017, 9:29 p.m.
American basketball player OK after eye pops out of socket
An American basketball player’s eye popped out of its socket after he was poked in the face while going for a rebound during a game in New Zealand. Akil Mitchell, …
Thu., Jan. 26, 2017, 7:52 a.m.
Two injured as crews battle fire at apartments in Seattle area
Authorities say two firefighters were injured as crews battled a large blaze at an apartment complex under construction north of Seattle in the suburb of Lynnwood.
Tue., Jan. 3, 2017, 9:13 a.m.
State trooper back to work after motorcycle crash in Spokane
Trooper Jeff Sevigney returned to work Tuesday as a public information officer for the Washington State Patrol more than two months after he was struck by a pickup truck while …
Wed., Nov. 23, 2016, 9:38 a.m.
Pumpkin-flinging TV special canceled after explosion, injury
The Science Channel has canceled its planned TV special on a Delaware pumpkin-launching competition after a woman was critically injured during the event earlier this month.
Fri., Aug. 19, 2016, 12:19 p.m.
Football coach fired after player injured while boxing
The Park High School football coach has been fired after a player was seriously injured while boxing during a “leadership camp” on Aug. 11.
Wed., July 20, 2016, 11:10 a.m.
Train hits off-road vehicle near Selah
YAKIMA – A 64-year-old man was hospitalized after he was hit by a train while riding an off-road vehicle near the Washington town of Selah.
Mon., April 25, 2016, 1:15 p.m.
Stephen Curry out at least 2 weeks with sprained right knee
Stephen Curry will miss at least two weeks for Golden State with a sprained ligament in his right knee, dealing a blow to the Warriors’ hopes of following a record-breaking …
Wed., April 20, 2016, 4:19 p.m.
Oil plant explosion injures 3 workers on Gulf Coast
A powerful explosion ripped through an oil plant on the southern coast of the Gulf of Mexico on Wednesday, injuring three workers, authorities said.
Wed., April 13, 2016, 1:49 p.m.
Two hospitalized after falling from hotel under construction
Two workers were hospitalized after a gust of wind caused them to fall from a hotel under construction in Billings.
Thu., March 31, 2016, 7:09 p.m.
Ride the Ducks vehicle collides with car in Seattle
A Ride the Ducks vehicle and a car crashed in Seattle’s Lower Queen Anne, the first reported collision involving one of the amphibious vehicles since September’s deadly collision on the …
Sun., March 27, 2016, 4:13 p.m.
Idaho teens injured in car crash involving dogs
Two Idaho teenagers were injured in a crash Sunday morning outside of Orofino, the Idaho State Police said. A dog jumped into the lap of an 18-year-old driver, causing the …
Mon., March 14, 2016, 8:55 a.m.
Cyclist on B.C. to Panama ride injured in crash in Forks
The Washington State Patrol says a London cyclist was injured when he was struck by an SUV south of Forks on the Olympic Peninsula.
Wed., March 2, 2016, 8:58 a.m.
Lindsey Vonn ends season early because of left knee injury
Lindsey Vonn’s ski season is over. The overall World Cup leader said Wednesday she was leaving the racing circuit early because her left knee injury was more serious than originally …
Sat., Feb. 27, 2016, 9:12 a.m.
Lindsey Vonn injures left knee in crash at World Cup race
Lindsey Vonn sustained an unspecified left knee injury during a crash in a women’s World Cup super-G on Saturday while Federica Brignone of Italy took the win.
Thu., Sept. 24, 2015
Canine crime fighter to return to dog’s life
Few will have the experience of leaving their careers on top. Five-year-old Deacon, a German shepherd who has served the Spokane County Sheriff’s Office since December 2013, is among them.
Wed., April 10, 2013, 10:41 a.m.
Idaho family sues USFS for $1M after tree hit son
BOISE — An Idaho family has sued the U.S. Forest Service demanding more than $1 million after a large dead tree at a remote campsite fell and injured their young …
Thu., Dec. 8, 2011, 5:30 p.m.
Taxi crashes Ore. hotel room, lands on man in bed
A taxicab plowed through the front window of a Portland motel room today, landing on top of a man who was in bed and seriously injuring him.
Wed., Nov. 2, 2011, 10:29 a.m.
WSU student hospitalized after clothes catch fire
A Washington State University student was being treated today at Harborview Medical Center in Seattle after his clothes accidentally caught fire on Tuesday evening.
Mon., Dec. 29, 1997
Brand, Duke’s Super Frosh, Breaks Foot; Out For Season
Duke freshman Elton Brand, leading the Blue Devils in scoring and rebounding, will miss the rest of the season after breaking his foot during practice. The 6-foot-8 forward broke the …